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12 Tasty Hacks For Dinners That Are Kinda Homemade

We came up with these impressive recipe hacks to help you put a personal twist on your favorite Lean Cuisine entrees.

1. Sweet Sriracha Braised Beef Lettuce Wraps

Recipe: Sweet Sriracha Braised Beef

Hack: Put into a bib lettuce wrap, drizzle with sweet and sour sauce, and garnish with crushed cashews and bean sprouts for a wrap that packs a punch.

2. Pomegranate Chicken Quinoa Salad

Recipe: Pomegranate Chicken

Hack: Toss this into a pot of cooked quinoa with extra pomegranate seeds. Garnish with a dollop of greek yogurt and scallions for an eclectic but satisfying meal.

3. Cheddar Potatoes with Broccoli Pastry

Recipe: Cheddar Potatoes with Broccoli

Hack: Add small amounts of the cheddar potatoes and broccoli to a sheet of filo pastry and roll into a wrap before oven baking into a crispy spring roll.

4. Parmesan Crusted Fish and Roasted Sprouts

Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Fish

Hack: Add a little something extra by pairing this with brussel sprouts oven-roasted in balsamic vinegar and honey.

5. Cheese Tortellini Vegetable Skewers

Recipe: Cheese Tortellini

Hack: Place the cooked tortellini pieces on a skewer along with chunks of grilled zucchini, aubergine, and mushroom for nutritious, vegetarian kebabs.

6. Southwest Style Breakfast Burrito

Recipe: Southwest Style Potato Bake

Hack: Add a scrambled egg and combine together on a tortilla for a hearty breakfast burrito!

7. Thai Chicken Spring Rolls

Recipe: Thai Chicken Spring Rolls

Hack: Whip up a lime-peanut dipping sauce for extra flavor by combining peanut butter, soy sauce, and lime juice together. Add chili pepper flakes for a spicy surprise!

8. Open-Faced Roasted Turkey Sandwich

Recipe: Roasted Turkey

Hack: Add roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing onto a toasted English muffin for an open-faced “gobbler” sandwich.

9. White Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese Quesadilla

Recipe: Vermont White Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Hack: Sprinkle with sliced jalapeños and onions and sandwich between two flour tortillas for a quirky quesadilla.

10. Sausage and Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli

Recipe: Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli

Hack: Add sliced Italian sausage for some added protein and garnish with arugula.

11. Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Spicy Mexican Black Beans and Rice

Hack: Scoop the insides out of two large bell peppers and fill with the cooked rice and beans. Add a dollop of sour cream and fresh salsa to garnish.

12. Orange Chicken and Slaw

Recipe: Orange Chicken

Hack: Combine shredded cabbage with edamame and a splash of sesame oil and apple cider vinegar for a colorful side slaw.

Photographs by Lauren Zaser / © BuzzFeed

Feeling inspired? Get creative and add your own personal twist to these entrees from Lean Cuisine.